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Date :7/21/2020
Press release on 21st July 2020
Exclusive Sanitation Drive by JMC

Today in continuation to the drives undertaken by JMC for city beautification and face lifting, sanitation drive has been started and will contine for the next one month. During the drive desilting of drains/deep drains and Nallahs have been undertaken falling in different wards of JMC for maintaining clean, healthy atmosphere in ward no. 14, 19 & 38 from Asia Chowk to bhagwati Nagar and Canal head, Jammu. Apart from daily/routine lifting of garbage from entire Jammu Municipal Corporation areas, more than 2000 tonnes of garbage/silt has also been collected & transported to the dumping site at Kot Bhalwal as a result of this drive. In addition simultaneous desilting has also been carried out on daily basis different areas falling within the limits of JMC. Jammu Municipal Corporation deployed both men & machinery for special drive conducted on the directions of Ms. Avny Lavasa (IAS), Commissioner & under overall supervision of Ms. Tinna Mahajan KAS, Secretary JMC. The deployment include 4 to 6 no JCB /10 to 12 tippers/25 to 35 nallah labour & 100 to 150 SKCs on daily basis. The Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation further appealed to the general public to maintain proper sanitation, as without the help of citizens it is hard to achieve the desired results and to make Jammu a clean city and it is a duty of every citizien to extend his helping hand to JMC for giving new look to Jammu city. Besides, a meeting regarding beautification of Jammu City was also conducted by Commissioner, JMC in presence of Hon’ble Mayor, JMC, Sh. Chander Mohan Gupta wherein various issues with regard to sanitatation drives, removal of illegal hoardings, installation of fountains in identified rotaries, planatation drive and lifting of C&D waste were discussed threadbare and directions were issued to concerned officers for undertaking activities relating to the same so that city can be given a proper face lift.